Cara Wheatley-McGrain

Hot Flushes and Fermented Food

Is our perimenopause a good time to start fermenting our food? Did you know that one of the classic symptoms associated with perimenopause – the hot flush – has significant cultural variations? The majority of American and UK women experience hot flushes as their hormone levels change during perimenopause, However, only a very small proportion …

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Womens Wellness

Gut Health in Perimenopause and Menopause

The 4 PS of the good gut health in Perimenopause and menopause! Are you having gut trouble during your Perimenopause and menopause? What are the best steps to take? One option may be taking probiotics. And, well, there are some good quality products out there. Research is moving at pace to track down the most …

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The Gut Microbiome and Mental Health

#WorldMentalHealthDay Did you know there are about 40,000,000,000,000 micro-organisms in your gut! YES, I know, yikes!! Our gut microbiome is as unique as our fingerprint. Shaped by age, diet, race, where we live, lifestyle factors, and potentially even gender. So many factors interplay and shape our unique microbiome. But one we can lead on is …

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